Category Sourcing Expert - Network - Resale

Posted 25 August 2022
Salary €300 - €350 per day
LocationDublin
Job type Contract
DisciplineOperations
Reference52322_1661429358
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a global enterprise technology company, based in Dublin, is currently hiring for a Category Sourcing Expert to craft sourcing strategies that get the materials and services needed, at the right price and quality.

Responsibilities:

  • Drives all aspects of complex strategic sourcing including RFP's, direct contract negotiation processes and leads negotiations of business and pricing terms
  • Perform ongoing supplier management to ensure contract terms, conditions and performance management compliance.
  • Develop strategies and support development of requirements for use in obtaining competitive business and pricing alternatives from suppliers
  • Champions, develops, manages, and drives key relationships that are critical to the success of sourcing projects
  • Apply critical thinking skills and work independently to make sound business decisions on behalf of the company
  • Ability to solve complex problems to ensure business and financial issues result in sound decisions
  • Works with clients to resolve supplier related business issues
  • Stays current with industry trends, and becomes a Trusted Advisor to our clients.
  • Presents new products, technologies and services from existing or new suppliers to clients

Requirements:

  • IT sourcing, procurement or supply-chain experience, 3+ years mandatory.
  • Experience with SAP Ariba.
  • Project Management of Cross Functional Teams
  • Lean Six Sigma experience
  • Experience within a telco environment
  • Contracting experience - drafting, negotiating and execution

This is a full time, contract position for an initial period of 12 months with the option to extend and/or become permanent (although this is not guaranteed).

The requirement to be in the office is few times a week at the beginning, after that few times a month.

Please apply online for consideration.